Melissa Afonso Duarte Santos, FNP-BC

Melissa Afonso Duarte Santos, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Melissa Santos earned her master’s degree in nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) as well as her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. Melissa has a special interest in adult primary care and experience as a registered nurse on the oncology unit at Miriam Hospital. Prior to nursing, Melissa dedicated many years to cancer research at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a 4th degree black belt in karate and is an active member of the Portuguese community.



Coastal Medical - Warren Avenue Primary Care
900 Warren Avenue, Suite 400
East Providence, RI 02914


  • Post Graduate:  Simmons College, Boston
  • Bachelor's Degree:  Simmons College, Boston